Taste Trail
AT GOATSBRIDGE TROUT FARM

Experience the rich food and craft heritage of the Jerpoint area with our trail, which brings you up close with the producers and makers of some of Kilkenny’s iconic food and craft.

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In one afternoon, experience the pottery skills of Karen Morgan,
view Jerpoint Glass’ enchanting glassblowing.
Get excited about your food again with the traditional skills of Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese,
and explore the serene Goatsbridge Trout Farm and Smokehouse.

GETTING HERE

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gps coordinates – GPS: N 52 32.179’ W 7 13.682’
 – Distance from Kilkenny – 15km

DRIVE OR CYCLE

Drive or cycle the very short distance between the producers, getting an insight and a flavour of their world at each stop.

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Bicycles for hire from www.kilkennycyclingtours.com or 0868954961 for €15 per day,
with the option to deliver to and collect from your accommodation,
or from Knockdrinna in Stoneyford; the start of the tour (€1.25 each way).

Booking details

Tours meet every Thursday at 1pm in Knockdrinna

The area is filled with wonderful places to eat and drink – try Knockdrinna,  Sol Bistro, The Watergarden or Blackberry Café for lunch
or Mount Juliet or Sol Bistro if you want to make an evening out of the trail.

Tastings are generous
Pre-booking essential

Booking details – through Goatsbridg Phone: 0868188340, 0567724140

Email: info@goatsbridgetrout.ie

€20

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GUIDED TOUR – JOURNEY FROM FARM TO FORK

Goatsbridge has always been known as a supplier of high quality products. Now, we are giving you the chance to experience Goatsbridge in all of its natural beauty. Our improved visitor centre complements this with a relaxed atmosphere to learn, eat or just chat. You now have the opportunity to see first-hand the product of a rich history while one of our guides reveals to you centuries of tradition and transformation at Goatsbridge Trout Farm.

Our guided tour of the farm will not only take you on a trip through history, but will bring you on a journey – the journey from farm to fork. Our tours include a tasting of some of our beautiful products, including smoked trout paté and Ireland’s First Caviar, giving you an insight into the innovation that is ongoing in Goatsbridge.

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THE GOATSBRIDGE EXPERIENCE

What makes the Goatsbridge experience unique is that we care – we are a small family business with a small team of dedicated staff who want you to love it here as much as we do. The experience is a wonderful one for anybody with an interest in food and where it comes from, or just looking for an outing with a difference.

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HOW TO FIND US

If you would like to book a farm tour with us, call us on
+353 (0)86 818 8340 or email us at info@goatsbridgetrout.ie

You can reach us by car or alternatively rent a bike, we’re only 2km from Thomastown and 12km from Kilkenny City, a beautiful trip on a nice day. We are surrounded by heritage sites, artisan food producers and crafts workshops, making the area well worth a day trip.

Cycling tours & bicycle rental available from kilkennycyclingtours.com or phone 0868954961

Guided tours Thurs, Friday & Saturday 2pm – booking advised but not essential

Group bookings by appointment

Call 0868188340

Email mag@goatsbridgetrout.ie

Guided Tour:

Adult €10
Child €5
10% group discount groups over 10


You are welcome to call into our visitors center without booking,
we would love to see you!

OPENING HOURS: MON-SATURDAY 9AM – 5.30PM, SUNDAY CLOSED

Goatsbridge Guided Tour was last modified: August 15th, 2017 by Ger Foster